The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 which amends Article 16 of the Constitution to provide 10% reservation for the general category Economically Weaker Section for government jobs and admission to higher educational institutions. But will it pass the judicial scrutiny is what is debated.
The Apex Court has set aside the Delhi HC’s Division bench judgment which rejected Monsanto’s patent claim over Bt Cotton seeds. The Court has remanded the matter back to the Single Judge to be examined in the suit on the basis of evidence. How the whole dispute unfolded and what each judgment had to say regarding the now ever-so-complex issue of Monsanto’s (apparent) patent has been discussed to give the reader a comprehensive understanding.
The Constituent Assembly was the pioneering set of individuals who set out to create the Constitution for the world’s largest democracy. From Fundamental Rights to National Language, all controversial aspects were discussed and debated by the Assembly and became part of the Constitution, but still, there is a lack of awareness of their importance.
The Supreme Court on an appeal case, which had been under dispute from 30 years upheld the Kerala High Court’s order that children born out of irregular marriages, including one between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman, are legitimate and therefore eligible to inherit property as per Muslim law.
This article talks about the concept of next friend in law. It highlights its meaning, advantages and powers a next friend enjoys in law along with how it is different from a ‘guardian’.
Lok Sabha passed the Aadhaar Amendment Bill introduced by the Central Government to modify the existing laws in accordance to the Puttaswamy case. This article highlights the salient features of this amendment.
Synopsis: The real estate sector in India is arguably one of the biggest contributors of Greenhouse Gases emissions. Instead of being monitored closely, does the law make way for violations? The article probes into the various legislative changes that were taken by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to answer this.
The Government, in a controversial move, has invoked Section 69 of the IT Act to notify ten agencies, giving them the authority to monitor and decrypt information stored in computer resources. The Opposition has called it an attempt to make India a ‘police state’.